Shots Fired At Lexington Police, Juvenile Arrested

A juvenile is now is police custody after he fired at police officer, and lead police on an intense search though south Lexington neighborhood Tuesday night.

Officers were called to the Scottish Links Apartments of Bold Bidder Drive around 9 p.m. for a shots fire call.

When police arrived they say someone started shooting at them.

Police called out dogs and helicopters to aid in the search that lasted nearly an hour.

The search ended at Kitty Hawk Dr.

No one was hurt in the shooting and the 17-year-old has been charged with wanton endangerment.

You must be logged in to post comments.

Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:

Read Comments

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
  • by Cole Butler Location: Lexington on Dec 6, 2007 at 02:12 PM
    Obviously the Lexington cop wasn't trained well enough to fire back. These kind of criminals need to be placed in the (edited).
  • by SR Location: Lexington on Dec 5, 2007 at 09:29 AM
    What is the rest of the story? Why was he firing shots? Sad thing is he won't even get a slap on his wrist because he is a juvenile. Just imagine what crime he will be into as an adult.
  • by c Location: fkt on Dec 5, 2007 at 05:15 AM
    Where did this juvenile get a gun at in the first place? I hope the justice system doesn't let him off because it will send the wrong message to other juveniles! The law needs to be tougher on these youngsters so that they will not become lawless citizens. It's a sad day when children are allow to roam the streets at night doing whatever they wish. Two young boys in my neighborhood ages 6 and 7 roam the streets until 10 or 11 nightly. One is the son of a single mother and the other is living with his grandparents. These two boys have destroyed property and been cruel to animals and no ones will do anything, not even the law! They have to be caught in the act however by the time the law arrives the boys are gone! So if these 2 start shooting at others, who's fault is it? I cannot blame the boys, they are doing what they are allowed to do by those who are supposed to be caring for them. It's sad to see children turn loose to destroy themselves and others.
  • by Douglas Location: lexington on Dec 4, 2007 at 08:55 PM
    I searched several of the local news agency websites and this was the first to report on what had happened in south lexington tonight. I knew it had to be something major as I saw many of the lexinton police officers streaking around manowar. I will check this site first on local news from now on.


2851 Winchester Rd. Lexington, Ky 40509 859-299-0411 - switchboard 859-299-2727 - newsroom
Register for Email
RSS Feeds
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 12139006 -
Gray Television, Inc.